Transition Resources and Tools

Make the move from the military to civilian workplace easier

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Treat it like a mission...

Your transition to the civilian workforce may well be one of the most important missions you encounter after exiting the miliary. To execute a successful transition begin by relying on previous skills you developed through reconnaissance. Gather as much information as possible about yourself and the civlian workplace.  Effective decisions require good information. Review the options below for valuable intel, strategies and tools to help reach your goals and set a positive direction for your future career.

Get Prepared


Know Your Value in the Civilian Job Market

Translate Experience


Re-frame Your Experience & Relay Your Unique Skills to Employers

Explore Education & Careers


Investigate Educational & Career Options. Research the Job Market

Network & Associations


Create Connections to Your Next Job or Career

Resumés & Cover Letters


Refine Your Resume and Craft a Winning Cover Letter

Job Search & Interview


Launch a Savvy Job Search and Polish Your Interview Skills

Niche Groups


Discover Specific Resources for Diverse Populations

More For Veterans


View Veterans Specific Career Resources

Visit the Veterans Center


We're proud to invite you to the LtCol Bryant A. Murray Veterans' Center at Excelsior College

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The Excelsior College Career Center is pleased to offer EC JobLinks; a FREE online job search database and resume building tool. Available 24/7/365, current students and alumni can access thousands of national and international jobs postings and apply in real time.

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